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Volume 26, Issue 4 (Nov 2015)


Line, Brandt: The Communicative Mind: A Linguistic Exploration of Conceptual Integration and Meaning Construction

Sam Browse
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  • Department of Humanities, Sheffield Hallam University, England
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Published Online: 2015-10-24 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cog-2015-0033

Reviewed publication: Line, Brandt. The Communicative Mind: A Linguistic Exploration of Conceptual Integration and Meaning Construction. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013, 636 pp., ISBN 978-1-4438-4144-3. Hardback £69.99


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Published Online: 2015-10-24

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Citation Information: Cognitive Linguistics, ISSN (Online) 1613-3641, ISSN (Print) 0936-5907, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cog-2015-0033. Export Citation

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